About – The Allen Civic ballet
The Allen Civic Ballet is a 501(c)3 non-profit dance company established in 1999 by five dancers who were studying under Nathalie Krassovska, Prima Ballerina of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo and London Festival Ballet.
The Ballet seeks to offer high quality, affordable and enjoyable dance performances in Allen, while providing valuable experience to those considering a career in the profession. The company is open by audition to all dancers ages 12-21 and offers local students at the advanced, pre-professional level:
• The opportunity to take Master Classes with Internationally famous ballet dancers
• The chance to work with established, professional choreographers
• Numerous performance opportunities, including performances to live music
• The experience of working within the community to share and promote the art of dance
Our season begins with the “Nutcracker” ballet each December, with live musical accompaniment provided by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra.
Our Spring season consists of an extensive number of performances in and around the Allen area, including “Pirouettes for Pets,” a free dance concert highlighting the needs of animals in the Allen area.
Our season comes to a close with “Fete des Beaux Arts,” in collaboration with the Allen Philharmonic, showcasing the finest in dance and live orchestral music, with guest artists from some of the finest ballet companies in the country.
The Allen Civic Ballet is proud to collaborate with and support other area arts and non-profit organizations. The Ballet has donated performances or other services to:
Allen Animal Shelter
Allen Art to Go
Allen Arts Alliance
Allen Philharmonic Orchestra
Allen Symphony Chorus
Charity Through Art Organization
City of Allen
Friends of the Allen Public Library
HeART for ART
Heritage Guild of Allen
Make a Wish Foundation
The Allen Civic Ballet is a proud member of the Allen Arts Alliance.